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50+ Quotes about success and achievement for Instagram captions!

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Quotes about success and achievement

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If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.

The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. – Criss Jami

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Contentment does not come from achievement. It comes from a relationship with the Lord –  Paul Henderson

The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best –  Orison Swett Marden

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning – Benjamin Franklin

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success – C. S. Lewis

Do one thing every day that scares you – Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second –  Louis Dudek

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become –  Harold Taylor

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities –  James Allen

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.- Zig Ziglar

Don’t confuse honours with achievement – Zadie Smith

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now – my greatest achievement period is – and I’m still trying to achieve it – is to be a wonderful father to my kids –  Bo Jackson

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art – Frederic Chopin

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement –  Florence Scovel Shinn

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. – G. K. Chesterton

Fame is like the dessert that comes with your achievements – it’s not an achievement in itself, but sometimes it can overpower the work – Adam Clayton

The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it – Reinhold Niebuhr

We must acknowledge that issues like systemic racism, economic inequality, and the achievement gap are the result of manmade policies – Ayanna Pressley

I couldn’t do everything in the first or second day; it took me years to be able to get to the achievement that I’ve had. I wasn’t perfect from the beginning – Nadia Comaneci

It would be nice if we could all agree to this proposition: popularity is not the same as achievement –  Howard Jacobson

I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award: Start early!  – Shirley Temple

Passion is the driver of achievement in all fields. Some people love doing things they don’t feel they’re good at. That may be because they underestimate their talents or haven’t yet put the work in to develop them – Ken Robinson

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it – Edgar Lee Masters

Those who do not move, do not notice their chains – Rosa Luxemburg

I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on – Alan Shepard

Live the Life of Your Dreams. When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubters, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance and self-belief there is no limit to what you can achieve. – Roy T. Bennett

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. – Albert Einstein

Chess is a sport. The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory – Max Euwe

There’s a great sense of achievement, testosterone, fun, being able to live out your masculinity when you play an action role or an action-adventure or a real tough-guy role –  Gerard Butler

Man has always needed to believe in some form of a continuity of achievement – Robert Vaughn

If there was any one achievement, it would be that we’ve have done it on our own terms – Alex Lifeson

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost,
must be attained – Marie Skłodowska-Curie

I failed my way to success. –  Thomas Edison

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me – Ayn Rand

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist – Queen Victoria

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can – Nikos Kazantzakis

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different – Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco Chanel

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of todayFranklin D. Roosevelt

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.- Winston Churchill

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.- Steve Jobs

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.Albert Schweitzer

Let me make one thing clear. I have never considered mere survival in power as any achievement, just as I have never seen coming to power as an achievement in itself –  Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.Robert Kiyosaki

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.- Albert Einstein

The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. – Barack Obama

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.- Vidal Sassoon

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do. – Anonymous

Fall seven times and stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb

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    MC Miller is a travel blogger and writer who has travelled America extensively and abroad to over 80 countries. He founded Couple Travel The World in 2017. Since then, he has spent over 6 years on the road as a full time travel couple. When he not traveling he likes to spend quality time with his partner Bett, planning our their next date or romantic getaway!